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21 Lamson, Mary Swift Life and Education of Laura Dewey Bridgman, the Deaf, Dumb, and Blind Girl
Boston New England Publishing Co. 1878 1st Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Corners, edges & spine ends are rubbed, bumped & shelf dented. Rubed through at corners. Book has suffered some water damage at some time in the past & has staining & warping. End papers & page edges are sun/age darkened. Page V of the Introduction has heavy pencil scribbles and there is a penciled note at the bottom of page 367 noting the death date for Ms. Bridgman as May 24, 1889; text is otherwise free from markings. Despite several flaws, this copy retains its shelf appeal and is also in great shape for reading. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 373 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Wit and Wisdom of Woodrow Wilson Extracts from the Public Speeches of the Leader and Interpreter of American Democracy, Linthicum, Richard (Comp)
22 Linthicum, Richard (Comp) Wit and Wisdom of Woodrow Wilson Extracts from the Public Speeches of the Leader and Interpreter of American Democracy
Garden City New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1916 Softcover Fair 
Covers soiled and worn. Name penned on front cover. Front cover torn up hinge and into cover from spine edge 1" at middle. Front and spine cover loose from block. Block remains tight with light to moderate wear, mostly at edges. ; 220 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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23 Marks, Richard Lee Cortes: The Great Adventurer and the Fate of Aztec Mexico
Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A. Alfred a Knopf Inc 1993 0679406093 / 9780679406099 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscription reads, "For B__, who made easier a very difficult day for me. Richard Lee Marks Topeka 1998" Block edges very lightly yellowed. DJ has light creasing at top edge.; Signed by Author(s) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Alger: a Biography Without a Hero - to Which Has Been Added the Author's New Introduction after Half a Century, Mayes, Herbert R.
24 Mayes, Herbert R. Alger: a Biography Without a Hero - to Which Has Been Added the Author's New Introduction after Half a Century
Des Plaines, IL Gilbert K. Westguard II 1978 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Decoration to Gold foil covers rubbed with slight loss. Light foxing to block edges. Otherwise clean. Signed by Herbert Mayes, Jack Bales (afterword author) , and Gilbert Westgard (publisher) on the limitation page. Number 99of 200.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages; Signed by Author 
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Alger: a Biography Without a Hero - to Which Has Been Added the Author's New Introduction after Half a Century, Mayes, Herbert R.
25 Mayes, Herbert R. Alger: a Biography Without a Hero - to Which Has Been Added the Author's New Introduction after Half a Century
Des Plaines, IL Gilbert K. Westguard II 1978 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Decoration to Gold foil covers rubbed with slight loss. Otherwise clean. Signed by Herbert Mayes, Jack Bales (afterword author) , and Gilbert Westgard (publisher) on the limitation page. Number 46 of 200.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages; Signed by Author 
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Days of My Life: Memories of a Kansas Mother and Teacher, Menninger, Flo V.
26 Menninger, Flo V. Days of My Life: Memories of a Kansas Mother and Teacher
New York Richard R. Smith 1939 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Signed by Author
Related period news articles including author's 1945 obit taped in at front. High acid news print has caused associated brown toning. Inscribed with only recipiants name, author's signature, and date, Jan. 12, 1939, on the half title page. This inscription is effected by the news print toning. A short numberline is penned to the ffep. Text is otherwise clean and free from marks. Jacket shows moderate edge wear with a 1" portion of spine cover and a couple smaller pieces of jacket missing. FRont cover with shows an older tape repair. An attractive copy despite the flaws. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Days of My Life: Memories of a Kansas Mother and Teacher, Menninger, Flo V.
27 Menninger, Flo V. Days of My Life: Memories of a Kansas Mother and Teacher
New York Richard R. Smith 1940 1st Edition; 2nd Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
Cp states "Reprinted March 1940" with no other printings mentioned. Covers show light wear, mostly at corners. Inscribed, "For a couple who will understand it and treasure it" by the author's son, Dr. Karl Menninger, and dated 1979 on ffep. Jacket shows light creasing and a few closed tears, mostly around spine head. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 45.00 USD
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LBJ: the White House Years [WITH] Lady Bird Johnson: a Life Well Lived, Middleton, Harry
28 Middleton, Harry LBJ: the White House Years [WITH] Lady Bird Johnson: a Life Well Lived
New York Harry N. Abrams Inc. Publishers 1990 0810911914 / 9780810911918 Unstated Presumed First Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
2 books. Includes companion book: Lady Bird Johnson: A Life Well Lived by the same author. This softcover folio is slightly warped and has been damp along the fore edge. It also shows moderate soiling to white paper cover. This book (and LBJ) are inscribed to the same people by the author. LBJ shows dented corners but otherwise clean covers. The text is slightly warped with some light creasing at corners. Jacket shows moderate creasing all over with some scuffing to back but no tearing. Inscription by author Harry Middleton on ffep. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Selected Letters of Robinson Jeffers 1897-1962, Ridgeway, Ann N. (editor)
29 Ridgeway, Ann N. (editor) The Selected Letters of Robinson Jeffers 1897-1962
Baltimore Johns Hopkins University Press 1968 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Covers show only light wear at shelf edge. Former owner's marks at front, otherwise the text remains clean and appears unread. Jacket soiled and price clipped with only light wear at edges. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 407 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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30 Seth, Vikram Two Lives
India Penguin Viking 2005 067005836x / 9780670058365 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Flat signed by author on title page. Light shelf wear. Jacket shows light wear at edges.; Signed by Author(s) 
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Elizabeth Taylor An Informal Memoir, Taylor, Elizabeth
31 Taylor, Elizabeth Elizabeth Taylor An Informal Memoir
New York Harper & Row 1965 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Covers show only light wear and soiling at edges. Jacket has a moderate amount of wear along the top edge along with several tears, some with associated creasing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 177 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Smart Aleck; the Wit, World and Life of Alexander Woollcott, Teichmann, Howard
32 Teichmann, Howard Smart Aleck; the Wit, World and Life of Alexander Woollcott
New York William Morrow and Company, Inc 1976 0-688-03034-3 / 9780688030346 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
SIGNED by Howard Teichmann inner front flyleaf. Tight, clean bright with price clipped dust jacket with pen mark on inner corner front. DJ sun faded with shelf wear. Blue cloth boards with tan spine with red lettering. ; "8vo - over 7"" - 9"" tall"; 334 pages; Signed by Author 
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33 Washington, George. Collected and Arranged by John Frederick Schroeder Maxims of Washington : Political, Social, Moral, and Religious
Virginia Mount Vernon Ladies' Association 1953 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Includes original glassine jacket. Light shelf wear. Binding still tight. 
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